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Sniffer dog warning sends Australian jet passengers on a rush to flush

SYDNEY - Australian budget airline Jetstar apologised on Wednesday after a crew member told passengers on a flight from the Gold Coast tourist strip, including some returning from a popular music festival, to flush away "anything you shouldn't have".

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Singapore gives 'pro-gay' children's books a reprieve from pulping

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Calif. couple conserving water amid drought could face fine for brown lawn

- A Southern California couple who scaled back watering their lawn amid the state's drought received a warning from the suburb where they live that they might be fined for creating an eyesore - despite emergency statewide orders to conserve.

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Pit bull alerts sleeping Indiana boy to fire

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Kentucky man charged with pizza prank at police station

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